Jackie Castro is a Colombian-American alt-pop artist.
In 2016, she made a successful debut into the music industry with her band Castro, a folk/pop trio consisting of her brothers Jason and Michael Castro. With the release of their EP ‘Diamond Dreams’ debuting at #1 on the Singer/Songwriter charts on iTunes and gaining over 9 million streams on Spotify, they made a national television appearance on The Wendy Williams Show and toured with acts such as Andy Grammer and Gavin DeGraw.
In 2018, it was time for her to part ways and find her own voice. Leaving behind a deal with Curb Records, this Dallas native moved to Nashville where she worked to develop her artistry within the pop community. In doing so, she discovered she had a story to tell. Her sound is a mix of whimsical melodies, lush vocals, a balance of synths and acoustic instruments, and honest songwriting. Jackie says, “I want people to be able to hear my whole heart in every song I write – from my deepest fears, insecurities, and regrets, to the moments of pure love, passion and acceptance. We’re all a kaleidoscope of colors, but I’ve found that music makes us realize how we’re truly more similar than we are different.”
Now, a completely independent artist, she’s taken control of her own path and launched her solo career with the August 2019 release of “You Want It, I Want It". Her next single, “Romanticize” received its radio world premiere on Boston’s Mix 104.1 and was added to Spotify’s Fresh Finds & Fresh Finds: Poptronix playlists. Her heart-wrenching single, “Hourglass” was premiered by American Songwriter Magazine and added to Pandora’s Mellow Pop playlist. “Trust Issues” played in heavy rotation on Sirius XM’s Radio Disney and hit the #2 spot on their charts. Her March 2021 release “Flower” with Dipha Barus & Ultra Records delivered two Spotify playlist covers, 10 New Music Friday’s, 3 Apple Playlists, and more. Jackie Castro’s debut album, ‘Thank you for your patience.’ is coming June 4th, 2021.